Posted November 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Phil Forte hit all his free throws after getting fouled while attempting a 3-pointer with 52 seconds left in overtime and Oklahoma State beat Akron 69-65 in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff on Thursday. Forte, who was fouled by Chauncey Gilliam, drained three free throws to put the Cowboys up 67-65. Marcus Smart made two more free throws to complete the scoring. Smart finished with 16 points, Le'Bryan Nash had 18 and Markel Brown 17 for Oklahoma State (2-0). Brian Walsh had 14 points for Akron (1-2), which failed to convert on the final possession of regulation with the score tied at 61.
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BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Phil Forte hit all his free throws after getting fouled while attempting a 3-pointer with 52 seconds left in overtime and Oklahoma State beat Akron 69-65 in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff on Thursday. Forte, who was fouled by Chauncey Gilliam, drained three free throws to put the Cowboys up 67-65. Marcus Smart made two more free throws to...
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